Journal article

Is organizational justice associated with clinical performance in the care for patients with diabetes in primary care? Evidence from the improving Quality of care in Diabetes study

Marko Elovainio, Nick Steen, Justin Presseau, Jill Francis, Susan Hrisos, Gillian Hawthorne, Marie Johnston, Elaine Stamp, Margaret Hunter, Jeremy M Grimshaw, Martin P Eccles

FAMILY PRACTICE | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2013

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly prevalent illness, and there is considerable variation in the quality of care provided to patients with diabetes in primary care. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to explore whether organizational justice and organizational citizenship behaviour are associated with the behaviours of clinical staff when providing care for patients with diabetes. METHODS: The data were from an ongoing prospective multicenter study, the 'improving Quality of care in Diabetes' (iQuaD) study. Participants (N = 467) were clinical staff in 99 primary care practices in the UK. The outcome measures were six self-reported clinical behaviours: prescribing for glycaemi..

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